Sexual Assault "Rampant" at Egypt Protests, According to Human Rights Watch

Nearly 100 women attacked


Close to 100 women have fallen victim to "rampant" sexual attacks in Cairo's Tahrir Square during four days of protests against Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Morsi, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday.

"Mobs sexually assaulted and in some cases raped at least 91 women in Tahrir Square … amid a climate of impunity," HRW, which is based in New York, said in a statement.